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[texts]A Multitude of Magdalenes - Phillip Michael Sawatzky
Historical fiction novel: My first attempt at novel writing--envisioned as part of a trilogy. Portrays the early life of a Galilean girl named Mrym, who lives in Magdala, Palestine, in the time of Christ. This is not a trendy, ride-on-the-coat tails of current Mary Magdalenitis, kind of book--it is most human and yet fanciful, filled pathos and humor--admittedly schmaltzy, but in an honest, loving way...
Keywords: Historical novel; biblical; Mary Magdalene
Downloads: 145
[audio]The Trumpet-Major - Thomas Hardy
Librivox recording of The Trumpet Major by Thomas Hardy. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. Our heroine, Anne Garland, lives quietly in a rural community deep in the English countryside. However, the arrival of several regiments preparing for an expected invasion brings colour and chaos to the county. A graceful and charming young woman, Anne is pursued by three suitors: John Loveday, the trumpet-major in a British regiment, honest and loyal; his brother Robert, a merchant seaman and womaniser, and Fe...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; English literature; fiction; historical novel
Downloads: 12,152
[audio]The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne - William Makepeace Thackeray
LibriVox recording of The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne by William Makepeace Thackeray, read by Librivox volunteers. A classic Victorian novel and a historical novel rolled into one! Read about court and army life during the reign of Queen Anne - a story of Catholic - Protestant intrigue, and the party which aspired to the restoration of Bonny Prince Charlie...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; novel; historical novel; Thackeray; Jacobins
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[texts]THE HOGS OF COLD HARBOR: The Civil War Saga of Pvt. John Henry Hess, CSA - Richard Lee Fulgham
ReviewENDORSED BY NORMAN MAILER! (author of "The Naked and the Dead" and thirty other award winning books.  The late author won two Pulitizer Prizes and The National Book Award, making him one of the most significant and most read writers of the Twentieth Century.  He endorsed Fulgham's book after reading it in 2004.): "This book is a discovery. It gave me so close a sense of what it was like to be a Confederate soldier in the Civil War that I began to think of my own army experience...
Keywords: American civil war diary; historical novel; historical novel of Confederate soldier; surreal history; true horror; war; war experience; symbolic novel
Downloads: 32
[audio]Cavalier's Call Audio Excerpt - Grant de Graf
An audio excerpt to historical novel, Cavalier's Call, a celebration to Portugal's Age to Discovery.
Keywords: Cavaliers Call; Grant de Graf; historical novel; Portugal; Age of Discovery; fiction
Downloads: 4
[movies]Video Tedesco John And Paul - Mark Tedesco
Author Mark Tedesco takes us through the house of 4th century soldiers John and Paul. His research and book are brought to life as we step into those very places where the events happened. Tedesco uses his historical novel as a reference in this fascinating journey.http://www.amazon.com/John-Paul-Story-Soldiers-Ancient/dp/1300158107/ref=tmm_pap_title_0
Keywords: Rome; Roman Empire. Ancient Rome; archeology; history; Rome; gay; Mark Tedesco; John and Paul; Historical novel
Downloads: 43
[texts]Against the War - Roland Menge
A novel of the Vietnam war era. "Menge's book reminds me of both Theodore Dreiser and John Dos Passos. It's a vast panorama with enormous attention to detail." David Willson, Vietnam War Fiction, Books in Review.
Keywords: Vietnam war era; counterculture; 1960s; anti-war movement; historical novel; Vietnam war generation; literature
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[audio]Keki Daruwala, Indian poet, reads from his book *For Pepper and Christ* - Frederick Noronha [FN]
"The 17th and the 18th centuries were not that great, but the 15th and 16th centuries were full of interesting anecdotes. The spice trade was booming. The Mamluks, slave soldiers of the Muslim sultans who were converted to Islam and trained as a crack force, fought the Mongols and even defeated the crusaders. Historically, Asia and Europe were in a ferment and it was an exciting period in world history," Daruwalla, a former Indian Police Service officer, has been quoted as saying by the IANS new...
Keywords: india; fiction; historical novel; keki daruwala; for pepper and christ; portuguese in india; colonialism; historical
Downloads: 42
[texts]பாண்டிமாதேவி - நா. பார்த்தசாரதி
நா. பார்த்தசாரதியின் 'பாண்டிமாதேவி' - சரித்திர நாவல்
Keywords: 31121994; நா. பார்த்தசாரதி; நாவல்; சரித்திர நாவல்; Na. Parthasarathy; novel; historical novel
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[audio]The Last of the Mohicans - James Fenimore Cooper
Librivox recording of The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper. Read by Ann Boyer, Marian Brown, Julie Bynum, Robin Cotter, Daryl_S, Esther, hefyd, Janice, Graeme Jolliffe, Michael Loftus, Shauna M, Melissa, number6, Barbara Pfaff, Ana Simão, R. S. Steinberg, Igor Teaforay, Thomas Wells and Eric Wisdahl. This story is set in the British province of New York during the French and Indian War, and concerns a Huron massacre (with passive French acquiescence) of from 500 to 1,500 unarmed An...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; The Last of the Mohicans; James Fenimore Cooper; historical novel; fiction; Magua; Chingachgook; Uncas; Munro; Hawkeye
Downloads: 116,682
[texts]பொன்னியின் செல்வன் - 'கல்கி' இரா.கிருஷ்ணமூர்த்தி
அமரர் 'கல்கி' இரா. கிருஷ்ணமூர்த்தியின் பொன்னியின் செல்வன்
Keywords: ponniyin selvan; ponniyin selvan pdf; kalki; kalki krishnamurthy; raja raja chozhan; arulmozhivarman; vandhiyathevan; novel; historical novel; பொன்னியின் செல்வன்; கல்கி; கல்கி கிருஷ்ணமூர்த்தி; வந்தியத்தேவன்; அருள்மொழிவர்மன்; சரித்திர நாவல்; நாவல்; 31121994
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[audio]ArtChatPodcast 056 - Steve Harlow, Emory Holmes II, Mary Burns, Ruth Parson, Jim "Jimmy the Peach" Aaron
Episode 056 - This Year I'm Focusing On What I Don't Remember Recorded: November 12, 2012 Participants: Steve Harlow, Emory Holmes II, Mary Burns, Jim "Jimmy The Peach" Aaron, Ruth Parson, Desmond Clancy. Emory and Peach complemented Steve on his recently completed "East Houston Woods" painting that they saw thru a web photo. Steve likes the Nexus 7, thinks he wants one. Desmond has one, but couldn't connect to the conference call...
Keywords: Nexus 7; translation; Canada; historical novel; Shinny's Girls; eBook; soiree; Consul-General; French; class; authenticity; author; The Heart Of Darkness; Joseph Conrad; lying; NaNoWriMo; memories; biographical; freedom; contrary; noir; lampoon; Hard Boiled Eggs; Brooks College; fiction; magnifying glass; literature; slinky; poem; Broccoli; fractal; haiku; patterns; chaos; ALASKA Projects; Good Children Gallery; Australian; Sydney; New Orleans; novel; Dangerous Dayz; rhythm; blogging; magazine; exercise; Facebook; tweets; HootSuite; East Houston Woods; painting; US election; US Consulate; Quebec City
Downloads: 115
[audio]ArtChatPodcast 063 - Steve Harlow, Ruth Parson, Mary Burns,
Recorded: December 31, 2012 Participants: Steve Harlow, Ruth Parson, Mary Burns. Mary had just listened to a Kurt Vonnegut interview from 2003 on the CBC radio show, "The Current". She thought he sounded depressed, although he showed some humor. The interview couldn't keep up. Vonnegut says he's suing Pall Mall cigarettes because he's eighty three and he hadn't died yet, despite their promise. At the end of the interview, he signed off with, "Jump in a lake." Steve says the last interview he saw...
Keywords: CBC, The Current, Pall Mall, cigarettes, Kurt Vonnegut, Ghost Dance, MOMA, Frank Gehry, 3D modeling, Second Life, architect, architecture, Bruce Eriksen, Barack Obama, white supremacist, Harper, aboriginal, Chief Theresa Spence, Idle No More, historical novel, Chicago, NaNoWriMo, Scrivener, re-write, production goals, Collaborative paintings, William Morehouse, copy editor, Fifty Shades of Grey, Shinny's Girls, trilogy, Flashing Yellow, Proust, French novel, Gabriel, The Sisters Brothers, Patrick deWitt, psychopath, California, Gold Rush, storytelling, Old West, halocaust, Native People, Tarintino, American culture, political majority, American Exceptionalism, cultural arts, gun control, gun ownership, Federal Government, mass media, movies, paintings, literature, detective stories, sex, Boardwalk Empire, fiction, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Deadwood, Dangerous Dayz, murder, Violence, art, Art Chats
Downloads: 168
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